Early years : Guides and practice

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  • Website Foundation Years: SEND reforms resources
    A list of resources to help early years practitioners and providers understand special educational needs (SEN) reforms.

    Publisher: 4 Children
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Resources to support whooping cough vaccination
    A leaflet, flyer and poster to support the whooping cough vaccination programme.

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Flu vaccinations: which flu vaccine should you or your child have
    An interactive document for the flu vaccination programme 2014 to 2015. Click an age group, to see which flu vaccine is appropriate later this year.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website New childhood vaccinations for summer 2014: poster
    This vaccines poster aims to avoid confusion between the new and existing vaccine brands.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Universally speaking: ages and stages of children's communication development
    This series of booklets is for anyone who works with children and young people. The booklets show where children should be with their communication skills at any given age. The series covers children from ages birth to 5 ...

    Publisher: The Communication Trust
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Getting to know your baby (website and app)
    Getting to Know Your Baby is a website and an app. The website is to help health professionals support early bonding between parents and their babies, and to promote secure infant attachment. It uses video to show how pa ...

    Publisher: Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website NICE quality standard: Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people (QS59)
    NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. This quality standard covers the recognition and management of antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in ...

    Publisher: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Getting to know your health visiting and school nursing service
    This information sharing leaflet for the health visiting and school nursing services has been developed by the Department of Health. The leaflet is aimed at parents and includes sections on: What your local service does; ...

    Publisher: Department of Health (DH)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Childhood behavioural problems (briefings)
    Nine briefings which set out what childhood behavioural problems are, when they become conduct disorder, how to recognise the signs and how many children are affected. They also look at what can be done, how to engage pa ...

    Publisher: Centre for Mental Health
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Introduction to social impact bonds and early intervention
    This report is part of a programme of work that will look at innovative ways of financing Early Intervention. It is a step-by-step guide to the use of social investment, Social Impact Bonds in particular, in relation to ...

    Publisher: Early Intervention Foundation (EIF)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Babies in Mind - early intervention in Sutton
    This article describes the Babies in Mind project which aims to reach expectant mums during their pregnancy. Once the baby has been born, mothers are offered Video Interaction Guidance, an intervention which encourages c ...

    Publisher: Mental Health Foundation (MHF)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Tax-free childcare: 10 things parents should know
    From autumn 2015 tax-free childcare will be available to nearly 2 million households to help with the cost of childcare, enabling more parents to go out to work, if they want to, to provide greater security for their fam ...

    Publisher: HM Treasury
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Measuring what matters: a guide for children's centres
    In this report, commissioned by 4children, a set of measures are proposed in order to evaluate children's outcomes. This suite of measures has resulted from work conducted by the UCL Institute of Health Equity (IHE) incl ...

    Publisher: UCL Institute of Health Equity
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website National health visiting service specification 2014/15
    This is an update of the National health visiting service specification for commissioning of health visiting services in England.

    Publisher: NHS England
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website TB, BCG and your baby leaflet (Updated)
    This leaflet describes the BCG vaccination that is given to babies who are considered to be at risk from tuberculosis.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014


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